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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM34 (V3401)
Sample: 010RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 15.4666
Longitude: 153.2416
Water Depth(m): 2385 to 2608
Date: 19770314
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 90.72 kg
Comments: ~ 200 lbs
Description: Sedimetary rock-breccia containing numerous fossils-mollusc-shapes, coral, chert, possibly brachiopods-in a matrix of calcareous material. Two large boulders and about thirty smaller pieces, all covered with manganese crust.